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  • Governor Samuel Ortom Assents The Livestock (Promotion, Development And Regulatory) Agency Law, 2016

    On 4th May 2017, the Benue House of Assembly passed the bill prohibiting Open Rearing and Grazing into law. The Governor, Samuel Ortom on, 22nd May 2017 gave assent to the bill.

    It establishes the livestock agency to be headed by an Executive…[Read more]

  • Incessant Gunmen Attachks on Tivland

    About 2000 Tiv indigenes have been killed by herdsmen – Tiv group – NAIJ.COM
    The community, on the platform of Mutual Union of the Tiv (MUT), United Kingdom, in a statement by the president, Martin Akiga, criticised the federal government over farmers clashes with herdsmen and other criminal elements in B…[Read more]

  • Mdzough u Tiv Kaduna gets Acting Tyoor. He is Chief Simon Sado. He was presented by the Ipusu and appointed accordingly at the MUT Kaduna Central Council Meeting of Saturday, 7th January 2017… Read more at https://wp.me/P7FKhc-bz

  • GOVERNOR SAMUEL ORTOM’S NEW YEAR 2017 MESSAGE

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom felicitates with the people of the state and other Nigerians as the country steps into year 2017.

    Governor Ortom, thanks God for His grace which has guided the present administration to overcome the numerous challenges of 2016 and provide development to various p…[Read more]

  • On 20th December 2016, Kwande zone produced the fifth Tor-Tiv, Prof. James Ornguga Ayatse, a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Agriculture and Federal University, Dutsin-Ma. He is from the Shangev-Ya clan of Ipusu lineage.
    Read more: https://wp.me/P7FKhc-bk

  • NEW TOR TIV EMERGES DECEMBER 20, 2016
    By Tahav Agerzua

    All is now set for the emergence of the new Tor Tiv between December 19 and 20th, 2016.

    The date was arrived at during a meeting which Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, held with king makers and contestants for the stool at the Old Banquet Hall of the Benue Peoples his week.

    Governor…[Read more]

    • Tsav is angry that governor in a statement referred to him as a non-indigene of Benue state.
      Prior to that, Tsav had attacked the new airport project embarked upon by Gov Ortom
      But Tsav appears to have written more than 20 petitions against Gov Ortom.
      The governor also said that Tsav “… is one of those who stole N107 billion …”
      AND so on ……[Read more]

  • The Benue State Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Dennis Ityavyar , has disclosed that state is working on ensuring that the three major indigenous languages in the state, Tiv, Idoma and Igede are taught in all schools across the state in line with the new National Policy on Education on the teaching of mother tongue at…[Read more]

  • The Kaduna State President of the Mdzough u Tiv (MUT), Hon. Paul Shimakyaa Iorkyase, has announced the death of the Tyoor Tiv, Kaduna State, Chief Daniel Vembe, after a protracted illness. Read more: https://wp.me/P7FKhc-a7

  • Governor Ortom flags off N30bn airport project in Makurdi. According to the Governor, the project which is expected to be completed in 2020 would place Benue on the aviation map of the world, make it the hub for West Africa, improve transportation and transform the host rural community at kilometer 28 Makurdi – Lafia road.

  • Akawe Ate posted an update 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Herdsmen Attacks: Sultan of Sokoto to champion peace in Nassarawa, Benue, Taraba – Today.ng

    • Wantaregh Paul Iyorpuu Unongo has paid the debt of the ‘munchi’ cow on behalf of all Tiv people.  Read  his speech at the 10th Anniversary of the Sultan of Sokoto

  • Akawe Ate posted an update 8 months, 1 week ago

    BENUE STATE THREE DAYS FASTING AND PRAYERS – OFFICIAL PRAYERS
    PRAYER FOR THE ELECTION OF A NEW TOR TIV BY BISHOP WILLIAM AVENYA

    Almighty God, you are the Creator of the universe and that exist. All authority comes from you; human or divine, spiritual or temporal. Without you we can do nothing.

    In times past, you made covenants with Abraham,…[Read more]

  • Benue State House of Assembly has passed the Benue State Council of Chiefs and Traditional Council Bill 2015 into law. Highlights of the amended chieftaincy law includes the provision for two paramount rulers, the Och’Idoma and Tor Tiv, to oversee the affairs of the Idoma Traditional Area Council and Tiv Traditional Area Council respectively. T…[Read more]

  • Boikyaa Michael Shimana of Cita Intl School PH sent the following message: “Am geting worried as the days for xmass and new year celebrations gets closer, considering what has been happening on the days in the […]

  • Aondona u a lu shin Benue State Univerisity la tindi a mpin hen Ate-u-tiv nahan er: “Shie kaa ke jime gbin ga nahan se mba gen se lu chukuur kpa se ungwan mvavesen shin ityo i venda kwagh a or shin ior imbya kwagh […]

  • Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has given assurance that as soon as he receives and signs the state chieftaincy law recently passed by the State House of Assembly, the process for the installation of a new Tor Tiv will begin

  • Appointment of Tor Tiv:
    BENUE ASSEMBLY PASSES COUNCIL OF CHIEFS AND TRADITIONAL COUNCILS AMENDMENT BILL, 2016
    By Bem Abunde

    As a major step towards fast tracking the appointment of the Tiv Paramount ruler, Tor Tiv the fifth, the Benue State House of Assembly has passed the bill for a law to make provisions for the Amendment of Benue State…[Read more]

  • Members of Ate-u-tiv (on facebook) and MUT members on WhatsApp have made a case for Yam Day Celebration in Tivland, in addition to the existing Tiv Day. They argue that while the Tiv man harvest yam, other celebrate it. For instance, the Igedes have the great Igede-Agba (yam festival ) in their land and the Igbos celebrate their yam festival.…[Read more]

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